Hydro Tasmania, Tarraleah Redevelopment Project, Western and Upstream Component

Current Stage

Assessment Commenced

Proposal Details

Client: Hydro-electric Corporation

Premises: Tarraleah Redevelopment Project, Western and Upstream Component

Activity: materials handling

Class of Assessment: 2C

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 6/6/2024

​The Proposal

The proposal relates to the redevelopment of the Tarraleah Hydropower Scheme and has multiple aspects. The following aspects related to the construction of the new conveyance infrastructure, which includes crushing of approximately 246,000 cubic metres of rock. are to be assessed by the EPA:
•  headrace pipeline, connected to the intake on Lake King William and tunnel;
•  arched headrace tunnel, approximately 12 km long;
•  access tunnels and portals to headrace and power tunnels;
•  surge tower; and
•  pumping station upgrades and additional pipeline.
The proposal component to be assessed by the EPA will be located around the Clarke Dam area of Lake King William to near Tarraleah Village. Components to the east and downstream involving the new hydropower pump station, new transmission lines and new switchyard are to be assessed by Central Highlands Council. ​

Project Description

 Hydro Tasmania, Tarraleah Redevelopment Project, Western and Upstream Component - Planning Report (PDF 5Mb)

 Hydro Tasmania, Tarraleah Redevelopment Project, Western and Upstream Component - Appendix A - Titles - Tarraleah Redevelopment (PDF 3Mb)

 Hydro Tasmania, Tarraleah Redevelopment Project, Western and Upstream Component - Appendix B - Mapbook - Tarraleah Redevelopment (PDF 25Mb)

 Hydro Tasmania, Tarraleah Redevelopment Project, Western and Upstream Component - Appendix C - Landowner Consent - Tarraleah Redevelopment (PDF 1Mb)

 Hydro Tasmania, Tarraleah Redevelopment Project, Western and Upstream Component - Appendix D - Terrestrial Ecology Report - Tarraleah Redevelopment (PDF 3Mb)

 Hydro Tasmania, Tarraleah Redevelopment Project, Western and Upstream Component - Appendix E - Concept drawings - Tarraleah power station - Tarraleah Redevelopment (PDF 18Mb)

 Hydro Tasmania, Tarraleah Redevelopment Project, Western and Upstream Component - Appendix F - Concept drawings - Surge Tower and pump station - Tarraleah Redevelopment (PDF 6Mb)​